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On 24 December 2014 an international law to regulate the global trade in armaments and ammunition enters into force.
Churches in Japan "are true witnesses of Jesus Christ through their words and deeds", says WCC General Secretary Dr Olav Fykse Tveit.
After the Vienna Conference on the Humanitarian Impact of Nuclear Weapons and two earlier conferences, 44 states present call for a ban on nuclear weapons.
A World Council of Churches rep has joined a representative of the Moscow Patriarch to visit Ukraine and to encourage efforts toward peace.
Following positive progress in relations between Cuba and the United States, the World Council of Churches has welcomed the developments.
The WCC has extended sympathies to those bereaved or wounded in Pershawar, offering prayers for the victims and their families, for their communities.
The World Council of Churches has launched an Ecumenical Peace Advocacy Network (EPAN) at a recent international conference.
Pilgrimage towards peace and justice formed the theme of remarks opening the recent five-day Ecumenical Peace Consultation in Sweden
Gender justice in institutions, communities and societies is the central concern of an advisory group set up by World Council of Churches members.
The WCC has expressed grave concern at the Japanese government’s initiative to reinterpret or change Article 9 of the constitution, outlawing war.